Taxon profile


Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Beloniformes »  family Belonidae - needlefishes »  genus Belone

Scientific synonyms

Belone bellone (Linnaeus, 1761)
Belone cornidii Günther, 1866
Belone linnei Malm, 1877
Belone longirostris Schinz, 1822
Belone rostrata Faber, 1829
Belone undecimradiata Budge, 1848
Belone vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Belone vulgaris Valenciennes, 1846
Esox belone Linnaeus, 1761
Hemiramphus balticus Hohnbaum-Hornschuch, 1843

Other names

= Gar-fish
= Garpike
= Greenbone

Least Concern


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Belone belone acus Risso, 1827
subspecies Belone belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761)
subspecies Belone belone euxini Günther, 1866
subspecies Belone belone gracilis Lowe, 1839

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/3713]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [47]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2009): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 6. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - cipalové (Mugiliformes), hrdložábří (Synbranchiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 94 str. [as Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761)]
Data retrieved on: 17 November 2013

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